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midtown

[mid-toun, -toun]
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noun
  1. the middle part of a city or town between uptown and downtown.
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adjective
  1. of, relating to, or situated in this part: a midtown restaurant.
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adverb
  1. to or in this part: She works midtown.
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Origin of midtown

First recorded in 1930–35; mid- + town
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  • You immobilize the elevators—think what that would mean in lower and midtown Manhattan alone.

    Day of the Moron

    Henry Beam Piper

  • Muldoon hated the pirate prices of midtown parking lots, and so was late.


British Dictionary definitions for midtown

midtown

noun
  1. US and Eastern Canadian the centre of a townSee also downtown, uptown
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